The Guest Lecturer for the 33rd Convocation Ceremony of the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria


Chair and Founder, Excellence in Education Programme (Oxford, UK);

Consultant to Presidents, European and American Governments, Monarchs and Corporate Leaders; Patriarch of “Britain’s brainiest or smartest family” delivers the

33rd Convocation Lecture of the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria

Titled:The Genius in YOU – New Tools, Techniques and Technology for Developing the Individual and Institutional Greatness

Date:    Thursday 19th October, 2017.

Venue:  University Main Auditorium.

Time:    10:00am.

Professor Chris O. Imafidon is a Britain-based Nigerian renowned scholar and genius mentor par excellence. He is the Chair and Founder of the Excellence in Education programme in Oxford, United Kingdom. Prof. Imafidon is a consultant to Governments in Britian, United States of America, several other European and Asian countries, and corporate organisations globally. He has mentored, supervised and acted as Examiner for several Masters and Ph.D. students in various aspects of computer security and informatics at London School of Economics, Imperial College, University College London, and other leading institutions. Prof. Chris Imafidon has won many awards, and his highly rated publications have served as benchmarks for policy development. He was nicknamed by Yahoo News (Finance) as "the author of the most anticipated bestsellers" on Brexit and Modern Monarchy. He has lectured on Human Capital Development under the auspices of the UNDP and other UN agencies. He has been a visiting professor to various American Universities namely Harvard, Cornell, Columbia, SUNY, Georgetown, Miami, and Louisiana State University and he collaborates with researchers at Yale University. 

Professor Chris Imafidon has featured in several real time presentaions in over 1,500 major media outlets. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey TV Show (USA) twice. His ubiquitous intellectual status has attracted rave comments from several global media outlets. He was described by Reuters News as "a legend". CNN referred to him as an "intellectual icon". He was described by the BBC and Sky News as the patriarch of the "world's smartest family". Prof. Chris Imafidon is a man who walks the talk. He mentors several geniuses across the world and has demonstrated this within his family, thus the appellation: Patriarch of “Britain’s brainiest” or “smartest family”. The academic achievements of his children are eloquent testimonies to this epithet. They are trully chips off the old block. His daughter, Anne-Marie Imafidon who speaks six languages became the youngest person to pass the UK A-level computing examnation at only 13 in 2003. She attended John Hopkins University in Baltimore for her first degree and later got her master’s degree with speciality in Mathematics and Computer Science, at the age of 19, from Oxford University. Another daughter, Christina Imafidon, was the youngest student in history to be accepted to study at the tender age of 11 at any British university. Samantha Imafidon, his third daughter, passed two high school-level Mathematics and Statistics examinations at age 6, and mentored her younger twin siblings, Peter and Paula (Wonder Twins), who at age 9 became the youngest children in British history to attend high school. Professor Imafidon and his family were invited to front row seats as guests at a special 90th birthday service held in Windsor castle for Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, in April 2016. Also, Professor Imafidon has had the privilege of being one of the leaders who have hosted His Eminence, Martin Schulz, the President of the European parliament.

Professor Chris imafidon’s social media profiles on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and his Blog speak volumes about his achievements and activities.